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Hecht, Dennis J. 1894-1995


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 7/8/2008 at 20:12:08

NAME OF DECEASED & AGE: Dennis J. Hecht, 101, of rural Merrill, Iowa
DATE of DEATH: Saturday, May 20, 1995
PLACE of DEATH: at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center, LeMars, Iowa
DATE of BIRTH: March 18, 1894
PLACE of BIRTH: on a farm west of Merrill
PARENTS: John and Anna (Hoffmann) Hecht
SPOUSE & DATE of MARRIAGE: Violet Anderson, Feb. 8, 1934
PLACE OF MARRIAGE: in Merrill, Iowa
OCCUPATION: During World War I he served with the United States Army in France. For several years after the war, he worked as a ranch hand in western Dakota, returning to farm west of Merrill. After marriage the couple farmed west of Merrill until their retirement. Mrs. Hecht died March 11, 1987.
SURVIVORS: include two sons and their wives, Lawrence and Erma, rural Merrill, and Ralph and Karen of rural Westfield; a daughter and her husband, Coletta and Gifford “Skip” Hughes of Phoenix, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, and a nephew.
PRECEDED in DEATH by: daughter, Helen Ann, two brothers and two sisters.
PLACE of BURIAL: St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Ellendale
NEWSPAPER SOURCE & DATE: The Sioux City Journal

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